Seated leaning on the left hip with the left knee folded on the ground and the right knee raised, the right arm bent at the elbow and holding the end of a narrow musical instrument by the shoulder, the left hand plucking the opposite end of the instrument in front of the belly, the face tilted and glancing up with a smile and a small patch of hair at the forehead, loose garments fluttering around the body, the textiles finely patterned with a diaper of wanzi- and star-filled units, the stone an icy white color streaked with russet, pierced from the head through the seat, stand
Collection of Jon Edwards. Weisbrod Chinese Art Ltd., New York.
Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 180.